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  • noun

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a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership

a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself

(law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them

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Unison say probation staff at Durham Tees Valley Probation Trust and Northumbria Community Rehabilitation Company (NCRC) have not had a pay rise in five years, and in that time inflation has cut their pay by 16% in real terms.
Rosado, who lives on James Street, is on probation for the first time and has two years to serve before he completes his obligation to Worcester District Court.
As a former probation officer, I am well aware of the demanding job of probation officers and parole agents to hold offenders accountable and to help them change their lives," said Parole Board Chairman Michael C.
However, the article gave the misleading impression that Wales Probation had been responsible for managing the repeat offenders highlighted in the latest Government statistics.
A probation department is just not convinced by Chris Brown's rehab probation, as they believe the punishment is too little and too late for him.
This important book is essential reading for all teachers, researchers, policy makers and practitioners who have an interest in the past, present and futures of probation not only in England and Wales, but also internationally.
GOVERNMENT plans to reform the probation service "will be a disaster" according to staff in Warwickshire.
Summary: MPs have described it as "staggering" that probation officers often spend as little as a quarter of their time dealing directly with offenders.
QUETTA, April 15, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Children and women prisoners in minor offences deserved to be placed on probation rather to be sent to jails for imprisonment and incarceration, participants said in a four-day pre-service training of probation and parole officers organized by Balochistan Judicial Academy (BJA) in collaboration with Society for Protection of Rights of the Child (SPARC).
3) Although statutorily dependent, many states--including Massachusetts--grant judges the discretion to order probation in a criminal case after a finding of guilty or after a continuance without a finding.
PROBATION staff charged with monitoring and rehabilitating potentially dangerous sex offenders are overstretched and under-trained, a report has warned.
A SEARCH has been launched to find people to help the probation service.
LANCASTER -- A juvenile probation camp teacher was recovering at home Monday after being assaulted last week by two teenagers at Challenger Memorial Youth Center.
In response to an invitation from the Association of Probation Officers of Wielkopolska, the Polish Ministry of Justice and Adam Mickiewicz University at Poznan, the National Association of Probation Executives selected a delegation of probation and judicial professionals to participate in the International Probation Conference.
Parole and probation are two punishments between these extremes.